Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1578 Gastonia, NC 28053 -1578
Location: Administration Bldg., 128 West Main Ave., Gastonia
The Clerk to the Board is appointed by the Board of Commissioners as specified by North Carolina General Statutes. The appointee is responsible for compiling, preparing and mailing agendas for all Board of Commissioners meetings, including Organizational Meetings, Ad Hoc Committees, Regular Meetings, Special Meetings, Public Hearings, Work Sessions and Retreats. The Clerk attends all meetings of the Board and takes an accurate account of actions which are then set forth in the official minutes of the Board. The Clerk is responsible for attesting certifiable actions of the Board, including contractual agreements, road petitions, ordinances, resolutions, minutes, and other documents necessary to Board actions and general County business.
Proper notices under the Open Meetings Law are also the responsibility of the Clerk as well as a catalog of appointments made by Board members. The Clerk coordinates all correspondence relating to the Board of Commissioners with the County Manager.